We love to update! Pauseandplay.com has gathered up more upcoming Christmas and other holiday releases. Who’s ready for the holidays?

Oct. 15

“When Christmas Comes Around …,” Kelly Clarkson (Atlantic)

“I Dream of Christmas,” Norah Jones (Blue Note)

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Oct. 22

“Happiness Is … Christmas!,” Kristin Chenoweth (Concord)

“Mr. Christmas,” Brett Eldredge (Warner Music Nashville)

“Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas [Vinyl],” Ella Fitzgerald (1960 album; Verve / UMe)

“Joy to the World,” Hunter Brothers (Open Road Music)

“Hell of a Holiday,” Pistol Annies (Sony Music Nashville)

“Social Christmasing (Deluxe Edition),” Straight No Chaser (2020 album; with two bonus tracks; SNC / Arts Music)

“something about christmas time,” Rob Thomas (guests: Ingrid Michaelson, Bebe Winans, Brad Paisley; Atlantic)

“I Don’t Want Christmas To End,” Zach Williams (Provident)

“Brett Young & Friends Sing The Christmas Classics,” Brett Young (Big Machine)

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Oct. 29

“Celtic Christmas Eve,” Celtic Thunder (Green Hill Productions

“A Drummer Boy Christmas (2021 Version),” for KING & COUNTRY (2020 album, with one bonus track; Word Entertainment)

“The Knights Before Christmas,” The Knights (Bright Shiny Things)

“Santa Claus Is Lookin’ For Love,” Johnny Lee (BFD)

“Christmas Songs Vol. 1,” Manchester Orchestra (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)

“Evergreen,” Pentatonix (RCA)

“John Schneider’s Christmas Cars (Deluxe: Movie and Soundtrack),” John Schneider (BFD)

“Naughty List,” Mitchell Tenpenny (Sony Music Nashville)

“A Very Trainor Christmas (Deluxe),” Meghan Trainor (2020 album; with three extra songs; Honest OG Recordings / Epic)

“Christmas Eve and Other Stories [Vinyl],” Trans-Siberian Orchestra (1996 album; Rhino / Atlantic)

“Christmas with Motown,” various artists (Motown / UMe)

“A Sentimental Christmas with Nat King Cole and Friends: Cole Classics Reimagined,” various artists (restored vocals with new arrangements, featuring new duets with John Legend, Kristen Chenoweth, Calum Scott, Gloria Estefan and Johnny Mathis; Capitol)

“We Need Christmas,” Matthew West (Provident)

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Nov. 5

“Christmas Now!,” The Browns (Provident)

“A Very Chilly Christmas,” Chilly Gonzales (Fontana North / Gentle Threat)

“A Charlie Brown Christmas (Original Sound Track Recording of the CBS Television Special) [Silver Cassette],” Vince Guaraldi Trio (1965 album; Craft Recordings / Concord)

“Happy Holidays,” Billy Idol (2006 album; Vinyl; Dark Horse / Warner Music Group)

“It’s a Holiday Soul Party [Vinyl],” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Candy Cane Vinyl; 2015 album; Daptone)

“Merry Christmas … Have a Nice Life!,” Cyndi Lauper (Clear with Red & White “Candy Cane” Swirl Vinyl; 1998 album; Real Gone Music)

“Ingrid Michaelson’s Songs For The Season,” Ingrid Michaelson (Amazon-exclusive deluxe edition; Cabin 24)

“The Season,” Steve Perry (Fantasy / Concord)

“The Joy of Christmas,” Mat & Savanna Shaw (Mat & Savanna Shaw)

“A Damaged Christmas Gift For You,” various artists (Damaged Goods)

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Nov. 12

“Christmas (Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition),” Michael Bublé (CD + Vinyl box set; 2011 album; Read here; Reprise)

“Christmas with Ronnie Milsap,” Ronnie Milsap (1986 album; Craft Recordings / Concord)

“The Christmas Album [Vinyl],” Leslie Odom Jr. (2020 album; S-Curve)

“A Very She & Him Christmas (10th Anniversary Edition) [Vinyl],” She & Him (2011 album; pressed on silver tinsel vinyl, with a new 7-inch silver vinyl featuring covers of Madonna’s “Holiday” and Wham!’s “Last Christmas,” and a bonus download of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”; Merge)

“For Christmas,” Amanda Shires (Silver Knife)

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Nov. 19

“Winter Carols (2021 Edition),” Blackmore’s Night (2006 album; remastered, with a new song, “Coventry Carol”; earMUSIC)

“Merry Christmas from Andra Day [Vinyl],” Andra Day (Red Vinyl; 2016 album; Warner)

“A Boots Electric Christmas,” Eagles of Death Metal (Eagles of Death Metal)

“Merry Christmas From José James,” José James (Rainbow Blonde)

“Emmanuel: Christmas Songs of Worship [Vinyl],” Chris Tomlin (Sparrow)

“Winter Tales,” various artists (Deutsche Grammophon)

“Lu’s Jukebox Vol 5: Have Yourself A Rockin’ Little Christmas with Lucinda,” Lucinda Williams (Vinyl; Highway 20)

Nov. 26

“‘TWAS,” Paul Gilbert (The Players Club / Mascot Label Group)

Dec. 3

“A Very Teddy Christmas,” Teddy Swims (Warner)

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Best-Selling Christmas Albums of All Time

(source: Billboard)

1. Elvis’ Christmas Album / Elvis Presley ~ 10,000,000 copies
2. Miracles: The Holiday Album / Kenny G ~ 7,370,000
3. The Christmas Song / Nat King Cole ~ 6,000,000
4. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas / Mannheim Steamroller ~ 6,000,000
5. A Fresh Aire Christmas / Mannheim Steamroller ~ 6,000,000
6. Noël / Josh Groban ~ 5,890,000
7. Merry Christmas / Mariah Carey ~ 5,500,000
8. These Are Special Times / Celine Dion ~ 5,440,000
9. A Christmas Album / Barbra Streisand ~ 5,370,000
10. Merry Christmas / Johnny Mathis ~ 5,240,000

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